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Rick Springfield

Rick Springfield (born Richard Lewis Springthorpe; 23 August 1949) is an Australian singer-songwriter, musician, and actor. He was a member of pop rock group Zoot from 1969 to 1971 and then started his solo career with his début single "Speak to the Sky" reaching the top 10 in Australia. In mid-1972, he relocated to the United States. He had a No. 1 hit with "Jessie's Girl" in 1981 in both Australia and the US. He received the Grammy Award for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance for "Jessie's Girl". He followed with four more top 10 US hits, "I've Done Everything for You", "Don't Talk to Strangers", "Affair of the Heart" and "Love Somebody". His two US top 10 albums are Working Class Dog (1981) and Success Hasn't Spoiled Me Yet (1982). As an actor, he portrayed Dr. Noah Drake on the daytime drama General Hospital, from 1981 to 1983 and during 2005 to 2008. In 2010, Springfield published his autobiography, Late, Late at Night: A Memoir. Richard Lewis Springthorpe (later known as Rick Springfield) was born in South Wentworthville, a western suburb of Sydney, on 23 August 1949. Springfield is the son of Norman Springthorpe, an Australian Army career-officer, and Eileen. He has an older

Rick Springfield: Good Genes or ... Docs?!

Rick Springfield
Good Genes or Good Docs?

'80s Singer Rick Springfield spends a lot time with doctors ... playing one on "General Hospital."Here's the 32-year-old back in 1982 (left) -- and 27 years later, the 59-year-old version at an… READ MORE >

What Would You Ask Rick Springfield?

What Would You Ask
Rick Springfield?

Our photog had no idea what the heck to ask '80s singer Rick Springfield at LAX yesterday ... but going with the US citizenship test he took two years ago probably wasn't the right choice.  READ MORE >

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Rick Springfield: 'Memba Him?!

Rick Springfield
'Memba Him?!

In 1981, Rick Springfield topped the charts and won a Grammy with "Jessie's Girl." Guess what he looks like now! READ MORE >

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